25 February 2004
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. AND MRS. LEO S. BING
Jacques Lipchitz (1891-1973)
signed, numbered and marked 'JLipchitz' and with artist's thumbprint and numbered '2/7'(on the back)
bronze with dark brown patina
Height: 8 in. (20.2 cm.)
Conceived in 1938; this bronze version cast by 1963
Otto Gerson Gallery, Inc. (Fine Arts Associates, Inc.), New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1963.
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A. Wilkinson, The Sculpture of Jacques Lipchitz: A Catalogue raisonné, New York, 1996, p. 110, no. 340 (another cast illustrated).
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